McDonald's McRib Sandwich

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    October 17, 2014

    d.b.a./cafe Now Offering a McRib-Inspired Sandwich

    Fast food is on the hot plate these days. National chains are constantly being criticized for their calorie-dense fare that's served at price points even supermarkets can rarely beat. It's cheap food to fill you up -- hence our current levels of obesity. And when it comes to fast foods, no items ... More >>

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    February 18, 2014

    Stoner Food: Four Fast Food Dishes to Satisfy the Munchies

    Like it or not: It looks like medical marijuana is going to be legalized sometime in the near future. With states like Colorado and Washington legalizing weed, it's only a matter of time before it's medically allowed across the country -- we can hope, at least. Recently, our fare state was the fir ... More >>

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    December 23, 2013

    McDonald's Mighty Wings: Ten Million Pounds Sitting in Storage

    Once in a while, even what seems like a great idea turns out badly. Take, for example, McDonald's Mighty Wings. We can imagine the discussion over at the Mickey D's R&D lab. "Everyone loves chicken wings. We have to introduce these on our menu. They'll be the new McRib!" Well, maybe not, because ... More >>

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    September 17, 2012

    Is McRib Planning a December Return?

    Forget the milk and cookies this year. If rumors are correct, you could leave Santa a snack he really wants to eat by the chimney this Christmas -- a tasty McRib sandwich.According to Advertising Age, McDonald's is planning on releasing the pressed pork sammy in late December. The sandwich is usuall ... More >>

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    March 11, 2012

    Taco Bell is Marketing the Hell out of the Doritos Locos Tacos: Have you been sold on it?

    ​Taco Bell, everyone's favorite drive-through to hit after a night of serious drinking, released its  Doritos Locos Tacos nationwide (including throughout South Florida) with a midnight debut last Thursday. A story on begs the question of whether the new product -- essentially a ta ... More >>

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    March 1, 2012

    My Shamrock-Shake Obsession: When a Food Fixation Doesn't Pay Off

    ​A few years ago, a roommate and I Netflixed a portion of the first season of Punky Brewster. It was one of those months-later arrivals in which you open the red envelope and stare at the little white sleeve with zero recognition until Ah, yes -- alcohol and the Netflix queue. In a fit of nos ... More >>

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    January 26, 2012

    Are McBites the New McRib?

    ​McDonald's has released McBites, made of chicken breast -- and rib -- meat, nationwide, along with 20 additional ingredients, not including breading. The chain's version of popcorn chicken debuted in Fort Lauderdale about three weeks ago.Served in a Chinese-takeout-inspired container, they're ava ... More >>

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    December 15, 2011

    Chipotle Versus McDonald's: Why Chipotle is Kicking Ass

    ​​Why is Chipotle growing at three times the rate of McDonald's?

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    October 27, 2011

    The Daily Show: McRib Bigger Than Global Warming

    The McRib - causing a global commotion.​On last evening's The Daily Show, Jon Stewart reported that a study about global warming, funded in part by Tea Party backers/oilmen The Koch Brothers, found that, indeed, global warming exists.Stewart noted that this should have been the lead story of the d ... More >>

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    October 24, 2011

    McDonald's McRib is Back, Worst Cereal in America, Rip-Off Restaurant Foods, and More

    ​Happy Monday. We've culled food news from around the internets so you don't have to. The McRib is back at McDonald's, reports Huffington Post, the sandwich that was introduced in 1982 and makes its menu appearance periodically. What's the best and worst cereal in America? Women's H ... More >>

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    November 19, 2010

    Doggie Bag: This Week in Charlie

    Make this butternut squash pizza at home using a cheap and easy pizza stone.​Kubo Asiatic Cuisine debuts in Palm Beach.The Beaujolais Nouvea Wine Festival takes place tonight at Gulstream Park.Want to celebrate Turkey Day without the work? Try these restaurants hosting special meals. [Broward/Dade ... More >>

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    November 17, 2010

    Time Is McRunning Out to Enjoy a McRib!

    Jamie LongConglomerate of tasty confusion​Less than three weeks remain to get your fill of McDonald's mysterious McRib sandwich. The saucy sensation returned for a limited amount of time after a 16-year hiatus. It will be sold through Sunday, December 5.Most of the drive-through chowhounds we k ... More >>

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    December 25, 2009

    The Decade in Meat: From the McRib Comeback to a President Obama Meat Blunder

    Photo from Flickr user Cap'n SurlyThe decade brought us many great meat products, like the Bacon Explosion.​Growing up, I was always a fan of those ubiquitous "best of the year" stories that news outlets put together every December, so I thought it fitting that I give a little something back this ... More >>